United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Russ Houlden bought 19 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 947 ($11.83) per share, with a total value of £179.93 ($224.86).

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 946.50 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 909.12 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 933.99. United Utilities Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 853.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,065.55. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 6.45 billion.

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A number of research firms have recently commented on UU. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($12.50) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Friday, February 10th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($12.50) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Monday, February 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,120 ($14.00) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, November 24th. Macquarie lowered their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,100 ($13.75) to GBX 1,000 ($12.50) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “sector perform” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($12.50) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Monday, January 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 973.85 ($12.17).

About United Utilities Group PLC

United Utilities Group PLC is a water company. The Company, through its subsidiary, United Utilities Water Limited (United Utilities Water), manages the regulated water and wastewater network in the North West of England, providing services to around seven million people and businesses. It owns over 55,000 hectares of land around its reservoirs.

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